• Built in 1963 near Delaware, Ohio, the Big Ear Radio Telescope was the brainchild of Dr. John D. Kraus, astronomer at Ohio State University. Unfortunately Big Ear was demolished in 1998 and replace…[View More]

  • Established in the early 1800s as East Orange, Ohio, this small village was later renamed “Africa” due to the acceptance of free slaves to this area.

  • Built in 1898, the Orange Road Steel Through Truss Bridge located near Powell, Ohio was restored in 1970 and closed to all traffic in 2007. This bridge is slated for demolition at some point in the…[View More]

  • The Trotwood Railroad Depot was built in 1913 but not before services for the railroad were located in several other buildings and even in an old boxcar in the downtown area. Seventy Five years aft…[View More]

  • Hidden back in the woods of the Lindner Park/McCullough Estate Nature Preserve is a small foot bridge built in 1910. Very little is known about this mysterious bridge.

  • Originally built from 1888-1895, 37 workers lost their lives during the 7 years of construction. The bridge was last used by the rail line in 1969 and since then has been restored and transformed i…[View More]

  • Built in 1917 on an old road alignment, this bridge was bypassed in the 1930s when Route 1 was established. Now sitting off in the weeds, nature is hiding this historic bridge which is only 100 fee…[View More]

  • Just south of Millersburg, Kentucky sits an old railroad bridge over Hinkston Creek. Here’s a short video on that bridge.

  • In 1890 Ohio State University played their first football game against Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio for a 20-14 win. The game was played on a small field between the school and a cree…[View More]

  • Built in 1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, the Big Rocky Fork Phantom Bridge is only one of 3 steel through truss bridges still standing in Parke County, Indiana.